In June, the query for the balance of PIS shares on the Caixa website aroused the interest of dnetc readers. Another topic that stood out was the launch of Android Messaging for PC, an application similar to WhatsApp Web. The news of the new Gmail, a tool that shows if your password was leaked and lists of curiosities about Google Drive and Wikipedia were also topics that were very popular. in the website. Below is a list of the ten most read articles in June.
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1. How to view the PIS balance over the Internet
Caixa Worker application shows if PIS / Pasep withdrawal is available – Photo: Paulo Alves / dnetc
The most read article in June showed how to check the PIS balance on the Caixa Econômica Federal website. Last month, the Federal Government released the withdrawal of PIS quotas for participants of all ages registered with the PIS / PASEP Fund between 1971 and 1988 – before that, the payment was only available to those over 57 years old. This release boosted the interest in consulting values on the Internet.
2. Android Messaging gets PC version
Android Message – Photo: Nicolly Vimercate / dnetc
Google has launched a competitor for WhatsApp Web and the news has given the talk. Android Messages, previously available only for cell phones, has gained the possibility of sending images and videos through RCS technology, synchronizing messages between PC and mobile. The app works similarly to Whatsapp and also needs a QR Code scan to synchronize messages.
3. Excel has a prediction system
excel-home – Photo: Disclosure / Microsoft
A tutorial showed how to use the forecasting system to create spreadsheets, estimates and hypothesis tests using the Data Table function in Excel. The resources are useful for comparing data, making logical predictions and facilitating calculations in mathematical operations in the Microsoft spreadsheet program.
4. Prints in Stories without notification
Icon that resembles a flash indicates who took print or recorded screen of your Storie on Instagram – Photo: Reproduction / WABetaInfo
Instagram gave up on showing notifications to users when someone took prints of their Stories. The application had been testing the function since January, but decided not to implement the feature, without giving explanations about what would have motivated the withdrawal. In the testing phase, the user who took a print of a story was notified that, if he made a second print, the author of the original Story would receive a notification stating the screenshot.
5. Google Drive and its curious functions
Google Drive – Photo: Carolina Ochsendorf / dnetc
Some little-known features of Google Drive piqued readers’ curiosity. You can add plugins, extract text from photos or PDF files, access files offline and even create drawings. Some document editing functions are integrated with Google Docs.
6. Adolescents and the use of social networks
Social networks like YouTube and Instagram are overtaking Facebook – Photo: Nicolly Vimercate / dnetc
A survey conducted in the United States with teenagers aged 13 to 17 years showed curious data on the use of social networks by young people. One of the most interesting revelations is that Facebook is no longer the preferred network of this audience – YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most used. The study also pointed out information about the usage time of the apps and the quality of the influence of the content shown on the network.
7. New Gmail will arrive for everyone
New Gmail has Smart Replay function, which suggests responses to incoming emails – Photo: Disclosure / Google
Launched in April, the new Gmail will be available to everyone starting this month. In June, Google announced that users who do not yet have the new version will now be upgraded to an adaptation phase, and that the old version will no longer be offered until October. The new Gmail gained a cleaner design, following the Material Design layout, and new functions.
8. Mysterious emojis can be revealed
Emoji not recognized by the system – Photo: Reproduction / Emojipedia
Do you know when you receive an emoji but your phone does not recognize it and is it replaced by a question mark, an «x» or a square? This is because the faces are updated independently by the companies, that is, while some already have the new catalog, others still do not. This article taught you how to find out what emoji this is in two ways: through the Emojipedia website and through Twitter.
9. Tool shows if your password was leaked on the Internet
Firefox Monitor will allow to see leaked data – Photo: Disclosure / Mozilla
Firefox Monitor warns the user if their passwords have already been leaked on the Web. By just providing their email, it is possible to know if their information is present in online data catalogs of stolen data. The launch was announced last month, but there is no provision for the service to be released to everyone.
10. Fun facts about Wikipedia
Wikipedia is one of the most popular sites in the world – Photo: Disclosure / Wikimedia
A list of eight unusual facts about Wikipedia was popular with readers in June. The article says that the digital encyclopedia was only launched because it received money from internet porn searches. Among other curiosities, the site says that it has been accessed four billion times by Brazilians and that, in the beginning, the idea was that only experts would write articles.